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Topic: iPad

Apple's iPad Pro has ultra-fast storage thanks to new controller

09/10/2015, 02:09 pm

The iPad Pro uses a new storage controller that improves read and write speeds, with performance more comparable to desktop PCs, according to marketing on Apple's website.


Apple's new 12.9-inch iPad Pro has 4GB of RAM, doubling iPad Air 2

09/10/2015, 10:09 am

Apple's new iPad Pro may have 4 gigabytes of RAM, the most ever for an iOS device, Adobe inadvertently revealed in a press release, which has since been edited to remove the claim.


Apple's iPad Pro Smart Connector open to accessory makers, Logitech Create keyboard coming in Nov.

09/09/2015, 07:09 pm

Aside from its larger 12.9-inch Retina display, the biggest external design change on the iPad Pro is a new port dubbed the Smart Connector. Apple has revealed that third-party accessory makers will be able to create their own accessories for the Smart Connector, and the company even worked with accessory maker Logitech for one set to debut this November.


Apple announces new iPad mini 4 with iPad Air 2 internals

09/09/2015, 02:09 pm

At the tail end of the iPad Pro presentation on Wednesday, Apple announced an updated iPad mini with a slimmer profile, lighter weight, and higher-performance internal components.


Apple unveils $799 12.9" iPad Pro with Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil accessories

09/09/2015, 01:09 pm

After years of rumors and speculation, Apple on Wednesday finally unveiled its jumbo-sized iPad Pro, boasting a 12.9-inch display, a new A9X processor, a four-speaker audio system, a stylus dubbed the Apple Pencil, and a Smart Keyboard that connects via a new docking port.


Apple won't host traditional October event this year, 'iPad Pro' expected today - report

09/09/2015, 08:09 am

Breaking with recent tradition, Apple will reportedly not be holding a media event in October of this year, with the company said to be planning to lay all of its cards on the table -- including the anticipated "iPad Pro" -- with today's media presentation in San Francisco.


What we expect from today's Apple event: new iPhones, a revamped Apple TV, next-gen OS updates, more

09/09/2015, 08:09 am

Apple executives will take the stage in San Francisco later today for a special media briefing, during which we expect them to announce next-generation iPhones, a refreshed Apple TV, and provide updates on iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Here's an updated breakdown of everything you need to know.


JetBlue mechanics choose iPad mini 3 for digital aircraft maintenance toolbox

09/03/2015, 12:09 am

After putting iPad 4 into operation as an electronic flight bag in 2013, then iPad mini 3 for in-flight cabin services this year, U.S. airline JetBlue is turning to Apple's tablet platform to aid aircraft maintenance technicians.


Apple's iPad is key to visitor experience at new One World Trade Center Observatory

09/01/2015, 11:09 am

The newly opened One World Trade Center Observatory in New York City relies heavily on the iPad for its visitor experience, with Apple's tablet serving as both a virtual tour guide and a payment terminal.


Apple continues enterprise push with new Cisco partnership, will optimize networks for iOS

08/31/2015, 02:08 pm

Corporate users will soon have one more reason to choose Apple's mobile devices over those from other firms, as networking behemoth Cisco is set to team up with the Cupertino company to optimize enterprise networks for iPhones, iPads, and iOS apps.


'iPad Pro' parts shipments starting in Sept. with new display tech & suppliers - report

08/31/2015, 10:08 am

Parts shipments for a 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" will likely begin in September, resulting in production of about 1 million units per month this year -- but with new touchscreen technology and suppliers, according to a J.P. Morgan investor memo.


IDC speculates an Apple 'iPad Pro' could help invigorate 2-in-1 tablet market

08/26/2015, 02:08 pm

If Apple releases a "larger, screen-detachable" iPad in the near future it could help invigorate the once-quiet 2-in-1 tablet market, IDC suggested in a Wednesday research report.


Rumor: Sharp, Foxconn tabbed to supply parts for 4M-5M 'iPad Pro' units this fall

08/20/2015, 08:08 am

The smoke surrounding Apple's long-rumored jumbo iPad is beginning to thicken, as whispers out of Asia suggest that the company has chosen Japanese firm Sharp and Taiwanese collaborator Foxconn to build and assemble touch modules for as many as 5 million 'iPad Pro' units.


'iPad Pro' expected this fall, will get Force Touch from new pressure-sensitive Apple stylus

08/19/2015, 08:08 am

Apple's anticipated jumbo-sized iPad will feature Force Touch input via a new, optional stylus accessory, which will allow for new ways of interacting with the next-generation tablet, according to insider Ming-Chi Kuo.


Apple's mythical 'iPad Pro' allegedly spotted in iOS app analytics

08/19/2015, 08:08 am

A new, high-resolution iPad with an as-yet-unseen model identifier has reportedly begun to surface in analytics data from some commercial iOS apps, suggesting that the long-rumored "iPad Pro" may have entered the later stages of testing.


New rumor repeats claim that Apple won't include 'iPad Air 3' in fall lineup

08/14/2015, 11:08 am

Questionable assertions continue to claim that there will be no new "iPad Air 3" this fall, only a faster "iPad mini 4," due to Apple's alleged newfound conservativeness about tablets.


Apple making unlikely enterprise bedfellows to bolster sagging iPad sales

08/12/2015, 08:08 pm

A report on Wednesday fleshed out Apple's plan to take a bigger piece of the business workplace technology pie by leveraging its mobile iPad platform, a strategy that entails opening up operations to smaller firms.


Leaked 'iPad mini 4' renderings again reveal thinner 6.1mm design, iPad Air 2 influence

08/10/2015, 10:08 am

Leaked design renderings, purportedly for Apple's anticipated fourth-generation iPad mini, appear to support claims that the tablet will be even thinner than its predecessor, putting it on par with the iPad Air 2.


iPad's dominance continues to fade in shrinking tablet market, latest IDC data shows

07/29/2015, 01:07 pm

While the Apple iPad held on to its position as the leading tablet brand worldwide during the June quarter, the gap with other tablet makers shrank -- as did the market overall, according to IDC research data released on Wednesday.


How to choose between a new iPod touch and an iPad mini 3

07/19/2015, 05:07 pm

Apple's new iPod touch --which packs the same A8 chip found in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus --is an exceptionally compelling product, and one that could force prospective iPad mini buyers to think twice about their decision. AppleInsider compares and contrasts Apple's best iPod and smallest iPad.